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ITU Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services (CD-ROM)



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Stock CodeBITU032
PublisherInternational Telecommunications Union

The Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services is published in accordance with Article 20 (No. 20.14) of the Radio Regulations and results from studies carried out in the ITU-R since 2008. Volume 1 provides descriptive text of the organization and operation of the GMDSS and other maritime operational procedures, while Volume 2 contains the extracts of the regulatory texts associated with maritime operations.

A reference document that notes all the relevant rules or provisions from the ITU Radio Regulations that deal with maritime issues. It provides the operational procedures that should be followed by a ship station or a coast station in case of a distress situation. It also provides all the rules and procedures of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - a collection of radio communications procedures and their supporting radio systems, which support maritime safety and the rescue of ships or crew during distress situations worldwide.

2020 edition now available in CD format, exceptionally without the ITU hologram. Each purchased copy should be registered by the end-user by scanning the QR code on the back cover. This is the English Language Edition.

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